So I was updating the board to BIOS 1.20 and was using the Instant Flash utility. It went through erasing and writing then shut off. Booted back up and now the debug LEF displays one code '19' which means Pre-memory South Bridge initialization is started
Nothing to display as it is not getting to POST.
Any help would be appreciated. I have cleared CMOS by pulling the battery and I have pulled the cord and pressed the power button for a minute to make sure all power was gone.
I have 16 (2x(2x4)) gigs of Corsair Vengeance RAM in it. Model is CML8GX3M2A1600C9 and while not on the QVL I have seen this ram work in this exact board. The computer even booted up twice to windows and showed the full amount of RAM. I've tried a single stick in all slots individually and even no RAM at all. It still displays the same code. Which makes no sense as no sticks should give an entirely different code all together.
did you shut it yourself or the system restart on it own,also on the board you got at page 44 power,reset and cmos switch then go to page 79 they explain how to reset eufi default bios all that in user manual
The system shut down then powered back up on it's own. I only shut it off after it had sat there just whirring away on a black screen. I left it off for a minute then hit power. Nothing happened so I popped the side panel off and looked at the LED and saw the 19.
From my understanding via searching on Google this happens quite a bit on the board. Granted the only people that it happens to are the ones who say something which I understand doesn't make it the board itself.
I know where all the smart switches reside but I am guessing that the board has a backup BIOS which is what you are talking about on page 79 right?
So in short if something did go awry it could be rolled back?